i'm looking to build a 10'x10' free standing pergola. i'm located in corona, ca so the winds can be strong a couple times a year.
buy 4"x4"x12' pressure treated wood and dig a 10" diameter hole 24" deep and use concrete to embed it.
buy 4"x4"x8' douglas fir (painted) and put...
All of the arguments on both sides have pursuaded me that I'm going to overcome the deficiencies of the deck that came with my home by making the replacement a "freestanding" deck.
The portion I'm going to rebuild first fits into the corner formed by perpendicular outside walls of the two-story...